| Jun 12, 2014
| 12:15 PM
PINEHURST, N.C. -- Rickie Fowler was only 10 when Payne Stewart won the U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2 in 1999. Stewart died in a freak plane crash four months later and his championship has been given extra celebration at Pinehurst since.
| Jun 16, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Teeing off on the final hole at the U.S. Open, Justin Rose figured he needed par to seal a victory.
The direction and trajectory of his shot looked good, but not until he walked up the fairway did Rose see that his ball had landed right beside a...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 1:32 PM
UConn has some different schools in its conference. A look at those newcomers:
Location: Orlando, Fla.
Colors: Black and gold
Famous UCF athletes: Chicago Bears receiver Brandon...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 1:14 PM
WEST, Texas — The two-tone brown Ford F-150 careens into the downtown parking space and out jumps Tommy Muska, a mayor on the move.
Wearing a baseball cap, green long-sleeved shirt and bluejeans, his face ruddy from a life under the central Texas...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 7:36 PM
LA JOLLA — Time passes, Phil Mickelson heals and we forget.
Mickelson wins a British Open and we have him again in our mind's eye as a 35-year-old, healthy and hearty, with lots of gas left in his golf tank.
Actually, he will be 44 in June,...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 10:48 AM
Crooner Bruno Mars and monarch Queen Elizabeth II will be among the high-profile hat wearers inducted into the Headwear Hall of Fame in 2014.
Other celebrity headgear aficionados to be inducted alongside them at an April 2014 gala in New York City are...
| Oct 17, 2013
Another week, another Duck Dynasty recap of an episode with a Si pun in the title. Between that and the Si-cology book that's out now, are we running low on these? Yeah, I doubt it, too. We start at a junkyard, where Willie and Korie are walking with John...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 10:51 AM
CROMWELL -- Bubba Watson pondered the "who Is Bubba" query for few moments. "I'm just a country boy from a small town who loves to play golf and loves just to have fun. That's it." But Watson is exceedingly modest. There's much more depth in this...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 8:36 PM
Hot-tea concessions and an on-site betting parlor. Waterproof fans and riveting competition. A bagpipe’s hymn and a bishop’s prayer.
Ten years ago this month, courtesy of my gracious editors, I chronicled one of sport’s grandest events:...
| Jun 14, 2012
First-time major champions are the rule in golf these days. The last three U.S. Opens, British Opens and PGAs, and last two Masters have welcomed new members to the club.
Curtis Strange suspects more of the same to transpire at this week'sU.S. Open,...
| May 10, 2011
A few hundred miles on the rental car and the Hall of Fame ceremonies turn this week’s Niblicks into a nocturnal affair. Hey, it happens. And sometimes the PGA Tour is stuck with an unplanned Monday finish… Looking back at the weekend, a lot...